The workshops are : 2.30-4.30pm on Mondays. So come along : cost $5.00 to members, who are asked to wear their badges

Future workshops:-

Monday 15 April 2019 –  Buying a new computer – Ian Poole and Alan Spicer

Monday 22 April 2019 – Easter Monday – no workshop

Monday 29 April 2019 – DNA testing for Genealogy – Carolyn Williams 

Monday 6 May 2019 – Organising files on your computer – Brian Oakes

Monday 13 May 2019 – Internet Banking 

Monday 20 May 2019 – Google’s Gmail, Google Contacts and Google Drive

Monday 27 May 2019 – Members meeting

Monday 3 June 2019 – Queens Birthday – no workshop 

Monday 10 June 2019 – Password management

Workshops — These are held at 2.30pm every Monday afternoon during Term time, excluding Public Holidays. Workshop subjects are many and varied, but all relate to some aspect of the world of computers. Some examples of Workshops from 2018 and 2019 are:-

o Smart TV – what it is and how to use it.
o What to look for when buying a new computer
o How to use TradeMe
o Obtaining ebooks and magazines from the library
o Streaming Music – iTunes and Apple Music
o Using a Tablet overseas
o Google – more than just a search engine
o Organising files on your computer
o Password Management
o Creating Greeting Cards using Publisher
o Understanding your digital camera
o Downloading photos from camera/tablet/phone
o Picture Perfect – enhancing and editing photos
o Introduction to Genealogy
o Social Media – Facebook, Instagram etc.
o Using Skype, Facetime and Viba
o Introduction to Internet Radio
o Confidence with Online Banking
o Creating a Calendar
o Creating an Interactive Christmas letter

o Navigating with Google maps 

o Backing up your PC

o Changing face of television

o Auckland Transport App

o Saving files to the cloud

o Tips and tricks in Windows 10 

o Buying a new Computer 

o DNA testing for genealogy 

o Google’s G mail, Google contacts and Google drive  

o Password management

Monday 11 March 2019 –  Apps – What’s new – Sheryl Keane

This workshop will cover a mix of Apps that are currently popular.

Tasting menu: 
 I Shop New WorldGrocery shopping online, delivered or you collect.
BPMeFuel up and go – avoid queues at the till.
RB digitalMagazines on line, free through AK library.
AT MobilePlan- your journey in the wider AK region by bus, train or ferry.
Rural Weather- Local weather info.
Tides Near Me – Local tide info.

The workshop demonstrations will be on a Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone.  Most of the items covered will be relevant to other models/brands of Smartphones.  Some of these apps are available on Tablets and Laptops.

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